Period
to 24 September 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 September 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 12 13
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 4,251 16,414 20,306
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 9.42% 12.61% 13.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.95% 13.16% 13.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3,822 13,710 16,917
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 42,738 124,730 149,273
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 95.80% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 35,258 100,210 121,228
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,150 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% +2.30% +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in England over the 6 months to 24 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Analyst in England

Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 24 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -10 1,847 £55,000 +15.79% 168
South East -7 766 £45,000 +12.50% 133
North of England -11 712 £38,500 +10.00% 119
Midlands -6 448 £35,000 - 73
North West -10 366 £40,000 +6.67% 67
West Midlands -7 297 £35,000 - 45
Yorkshire -11 283 £38,750 +19.23% 41
South West -15 278 £35,000 - 61
East of England -15 183 £32,500 -15.58% 44
East Midlands -1 150 £38,000 +8.57% 28
North East -15 63 £31,250 -3.85% 11
South Coast 0 1 £50,000 -16.67%
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2020, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 1,236 (29.08%) SQL
2 1,182 (27.81%) Finance
3 917 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
4 826 (19.43%) Microsoft
5 689 (16.21%) Windows
6 649 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
7 511 (12.02%) Business Analysis
8 499 (11.74%) Degree
9 497 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
10 492 (11.57%) ITIL
11 469 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
12 466 (10.96%) SQL Server
13 422 (9.93%) Active Directory
14 419 (9.86%) Azure
15 379 (8.92%) Office 365
16 374 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
17 373 (8.77%) Python
18 350 (8.23%) Analytics
19 338 (7.95%) Microsoft Excel
19 338 (7.95%) Requirements Gathering
20 309 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
21 296 (6.96%) QA
21 296 (6.96%) Power Platform
22 289 (6.80%) Power BI
23 285 (6.70%) Information Security
24 281 (6.61%) Data Analysis
24 281 (6.61%) User Stories
25 275 (6.47%) AWS
26 273 (6.42%) Test Automation
26 273 (6.42%) Management Information System

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 163 (3.83%) SharePoint
2 107 (2.52%) Confluence
3 96 (2.26%) MS Exchange
4 44 (1.04%) IIS
5 39 (0.92%) CMS
6 37 (0.87%) SAS
7 18 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (0.42%) Tomcat
8 17 (0.40%) Apache
9 16 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (0.28%) Umbraco
11 11 (0.26%) WebSphere
11 11 (0.26%) WordPress
12 10 (0.24%) Skype for Business
13 7 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.14%) ArcGIS
15 5 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
15 5 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (0.094%) K2 blackpearl
16 4 (0.094%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 338 (7.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 309 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
3 96 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 75 (1.76%) MS Visio
5 36 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
6 15 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.14%) Chatbot
7 6 (0.14%) SPSS
8 3 (0.071%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.047%) Camtasia
9 2 (0.047%) GNU Octave
9 2 (0.047%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.047%) MadCap Flare
9 2 (0.047%) Quantrix
10 1 (0.024%) Revit
10 1 (0.024%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.024%) Stata
10 1 (0.024%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 109 (2.56%) Markit EDM
2 100 (2.35%) Eagle PACE
3 75 (1.76%) PolarLake
4 43 (1.01%) SAP SD
5 40 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
6 31 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
7 28 (0.66%) SAP MM
8 27 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
8 27 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
9 26 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
10 23 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
11 19 (0.45%) SAP CO
11 19 (0.45%) SAP FI
11 19 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
12 16 (0.38%) NetSuite
13 13 (0.31%) SAP BPC
13 13 (0.31%) SAP ERP
14 12 (0.28%) Endur
14 12 (0.28%) Magento
15 11 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 419 (9.86%) Azure
2 379 (8.92%) Office 365
3 296 (6.96%) Power Platform
4 275 (6.47%) AWS
5 136 (3.20%) SaaS
6 58 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
7 57 (1.34%) GCP
8 43 (1.01%) Google Analytics
9 30 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
10 29 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
10 29 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
11 22 (0.52%) PowerApps
12 19 (0.45%) PaaS
13 17 (0.40%) Mimecast
14 16 (0.38%) IaaS
14 16 (0.38%) OneDrive
15 15 (0.35%) Serverless
16 12 (0.28%) G Suite
17 11 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 11 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 200 (4.70%) Firewall
2 136 (3.20%) TCP/IP
3 126 (2.96%) LAN
4 125 (2.94%) WAN
5 118 (2.78%) DNS
6 107 (2.52%) Skype
7 85 (2.00%) DHCP
8 78 (1.83%) VPN
9 65 (1.53%) Wireless
10 62 (1.46%) Network Security
11 60 (1.41%) SAN
12 59 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
13 48 (1.13%) iSCSI
14 42 (0.99%) Unified Communications
15 41 (0.96%) Fibre Channel
16 40 (0.94%) Internet
17 37 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
18 29 (0.68%) VoIP
19 23 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
20 19 (0.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 466 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 289 (6.80%) Power BI
3 189 (4.45%) Data Warehouse
4 170 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 161 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 83 (1.95%) Relational Database
7 57 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 52 (1.22%) Big Data
9 49 (1.15%) QlikView
10 43 (1.01%) MySQL
11 31 (0.73%) BigQuery
11 31 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
12 30 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
12 30 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
13 29 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
13 29 (0.68%) Oracle Database
14 28 (0.66%) Looker
15 20 (0.47%) Data Mining
16 18 (0.42%) MS Access
17 17 (0.40%) DB2
Development Applications
1 255 (6.00%) JIRA
2 172 (4.05%) Selenium
3 84 (1.98%) WebDriver
4 66 (1.55%) Cucumber
5 55 (1.29%) SpecFlow
6 45 (1.06%) Visual Studio
7 40 (0.94%) Postman
8 33 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
9 22 (0.52%) TeamCity
10 20 (0.47%) Cypress.io
10 20 (0.47%) Git (software)
11 19 (0.45%) Jenkins
12 18 (0.42%) SoapUI
13 16 (0.38%) JMeter
13 16 (0.38%) Metasploit
13 16 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 14 (0.33%) Appium
15 10 (0.24%) TestRail
15 10 (0.24%) Zephyr
General
1 1,182 (27.81%) Finance
2 178 (4.19%) Back Office
3 167 (3.93%) Front Office
4 164 (3.86%) Banking
5 134 (3.15%) Retail
6 132 (3.11%) Marketing
7 123 (2.89%) Legal
8 120 (2.82%) Law
9 99 (2.33%) Manufacturing
10 83 (1.95%) Telecoms
11 75 (1.76%) Public Sector
12 56 (1.32%) Advertising
13 35 (0.82%) Games
14 32 (0.75%) Financial Institution
15 30 (0.71%) Investment Banking
16 27 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
17 25 (0.59%) French Language
18 24 (0.56%) Local Government
19 19 (0.45%) Billing
20 18 (0.42%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (4.61%) .NET
2 116 (2.73%) Web Services
3 69 (1.62%) XML
4 65 (1.53%) HTML
5 44 (1.04%) JSON
6 39 (0.92%) CSS
7 36 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
8 33 (0.78%) EDI
9 31 (0.73%) Gherkin
10 30 (0.71%) ASP.NET
11 29 (0.68%) Pandas
12 28 (0.66%) jQuery
12 28 (0.66%) SOAP
13 27 (0.64%) Middleware
14 25 (0.59%) RESTful
15 20 (0.47%) .NET Framework
16 19 (0.45%) REST
17 16 (0.38%) SailPoint
18 15 (0.35%) Node.js
18 15 (0.35%) React
Miscellaneous
1 649 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
2 273 (6.42%) Management Information System
3 145 (3.41%) Fixed Income
4 137 (3.22%) Self-Motivation
5 129 (3.03%) Equities
6 120 (2.82%) Hedge funds
7 116 (2.73%) Reference Data
8 100 (2.35%) User Experience
9 90 (2.12%) Derivative
10 83 (1.95%) Data Centre
11 58 (1.36%) Mobile App
12 55 (1.29%) Reinsurance
13 46 (1.08%) Data Structures
14 45 (1.06%) Analytical Mindset
14 45 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
15 44 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
16 35 (0.82%) Driving Licence
16 35 (0.82%) FMCG
17 32 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 31 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 689 (16.21%) Windows
2 241 (5.67%) Windows Server
3 184 (4.33%) Linux
4 175 (4.12%) Windows 10
5 103 (2.42%) Unix
6 98 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 80 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 62 (1.46%) Windows 7
9 57 (1.34%) Windows Server 2016
10 40 (0.94%) Android
11 33 (0.78%) Apple iOS
12 18 (0.42%) Solaris
12 18 (0.42%) Windows 8
13 16 (0.38%) Ubuntu
14 14 (0.33%) CentOS
15 13 (0.31%) Windows Server 2019
16 12 (0.28%) Mac OS
17 10 (0.24%) AIX
18 8 (0.19%) Debian
18 8 (0.19%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 917 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
2 511 (12.02%) Business Analysis
3 497 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
4 492 (11.57%) ITIL
5 469 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
6 374 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 350 (8.23%) Analytics
8 338 (7.95%) Requirements Gathering
9 285 (6.70%) Information Security
10 281 (6.61%) Data Analysis
10 281 (6.61%) User Stories
11 273 (6.42%) Test Automation
12 245 (5.76%) Cybersecurity
13 234 (5.50%) Project Management
14 223 (5.25%) SDLC
15 215 (5.06%) Data Modelling
16 206 (4.85%) Scrum
17 200 (4.70%) Computer Science
18 199 (4.68%) Asset Management
19 195 (4.59%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1,236 (29.08%) SQL
2 373 (8.77%) Python
3 213 (5.01%) C#
4 162 (3.81%) PowerShell
5 140 (3.29%) R
6 131 (3.08%) Java
7 103 (2.42%) JavaScript
7 103 (2.42%) T-SQL
8 67 (1.58%) VBA
9 47 (1.11%) Bash Shell
10 40 (0.94%) PL/SQL
11 36 (0.85%) VB.NET
12 34 (0.80%) C++
13 33 (0.78%) C
14 29 (0.68%) Perl
15 26 (0.61%) VB
16 22 (0.52%) PHP
17 19 (0.45%) MATLAB
18 17 (0.40%) TypeScript
19 13 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 499 (11.74%) Degree
2 226 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 127 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 111 (2.61%) CISSP
5 100 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 93 (2.19%) ISEB
7 79 (1.86%) CISM
8 76 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
9 71 (1.67%) ISTQB
10 67 (1.58%) CISA
11 61 (1.43%) DV Cleared
12 56 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
13 55 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
14 36 (0.85%) MCP
15 35 (0.82%) PhD
16 34 (0.80%) MCSA
17 30 (0.71%) Master's Degree
17 30 (0.71%) MCSE
18 26 (0.61%) CCNA
19 25 (0.59%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 296 (6.96%) QA
2 153 (3.60%) SLA
3 134 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 126 (2.96%) GDPR
5 103 (2.42%) Data Quality
6 89 (2.09%) NIST
7 51 (1.20%) PMO
8 43 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 42 (0.99%) PCI DSS
10 34 (0.80%) COBIT
11 29 (0.68%) EMIR
11 29 (0.68%) MiFID
12 28 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
13 13 (0.31%) IFRS
14 11 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
14 11 (0.26%) ISO 31000
14 11 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 9 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 9 (0.21%) Solvency II
16 8 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 422 (9.93%) Active Directory
2 98 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 25 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
4 25 (0.59%) XenApp
5 20 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
5 20 (0.47%) vSphere
6 12 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.26%) Docker
8 9 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 8 (0.19%) Snort
10 7 (0.16%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.12%) BitLocker
12 5 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (0.12%) MetaFrame
12 5 (0.12%) NFS
13 2 (0.047%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.047%) Firmware
13 2 (0.047%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 90 (2.12%) SCCM
2 26 (0.61%) Nessus
3 25 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
4 21 (0.49%) WSUS
5 18 (0.42%) QRadar
6 15 (0.35%) CSIRT
7 14 (0.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 13 (0.31%) Grafana
9 12 (0.28%) SCOrch
10 10 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
10 10 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
10 10 (0.24%) Tivoli
11 9 (0.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 8 (0.19%) Control-M
13 6 (0.14%) AirWatch
13 6 (0.14%) Nagios
14 5 (0.12%) Backup Exec
14 5 (0.12%) Cisco Prime
14 5 (0.12%) Cisco UCCX
14 5 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 826 (19.43%) Microsoft
2 238 (5.60%) Oracle
3 202 (4.75%) Tableau
4 192 (4.52%) SAP
5 177 (4.16%) VMware
6 151 (3.55%) Bloomberg
7 140 (3.29%) Citrix
8 112 (2.63%) Cisco
9 84 (1.98%) Google
10 66 (1.55%) Splunk
11 65 (1.53%) ServiceNow
12 56 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
13 43 (1.01%) Reuters
14 32 (0.75%) FactSet
14 32 (0.75%) Sophos
15 30 (0.71%) iManage
16 29 (0.68%) HP
16 29 (0.68%) IBM
17 27 (0.64%) ArcSight
17 27 (0.64%) LogRhythm